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Offline Holden190

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Bram Stoker
« on: July 22, 2022, 0518 UTC »
Whatever happened to Bram Stoker from Radio Azteca? Perhaps we can get him to do new Radio Azteca episodes now and then.

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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2022, 0706 UTC »
I've often wondered that myself. "The Station That Lifts And Separates". Those shows were short but good.

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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2022, 1128 UTC »
Is this the Bram Stoker who
is at the frn.net website?


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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2022, 2237 UTC »
Is this the Bram Stoker who
is at the frn.net website?


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I believe that it is - I will email a guy and see what I can find out.
And Pigmeat is correct - short but sweet shows!
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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2022, 1234 UTC »
Got this info so maybe someone will grab and rebroadcast

There's an archive of Radio Azteca programs on the FRN in the top menu under
free radio program audio...or something like that.
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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2022, 1247 UTC »
This is the direct link to the shows on Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/details/14march1995radio-azteca

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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2022, 1400 UTC »
Near Chicago, IL USA.  Drake R8, Ten-Tec RX340, JRC NRD545, Watkins Johnson HF-1000, Wellbrook loop at 28', 43m inverted vee.  Please QSL to fpeconsultant@aol.com thanks.

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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2022, 1531 UTC »
Best pirate I ever heard! You can tell he did a bunch of prep for those shows.

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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2022, 0147 UTC »
It was a much smaller scene with no audio software for editing shows. A perfectionist like Fearless Fred took weeks to put a 30-45 minute show together. When editing software came along a lot of ops would get their bit rates screwed up and the show would go off at twice the normal speed or more. The learning curve could be pretty steep, and the shows unintentionally funny.

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Re: Bram Stoker
« Reply #9 on: Today at 11:16 »
If you liked bad jokes, the kind that made you wince, and odd news, Radio Azteca was the station for you. Coming home and tuning into Radio Azteca was like hitting a home run.

Bram and I shared a box op and mutual friends, though I never met the man. I understand Stoker kept extensive scrapbooks of weird news to use in those shows. I never heard him repeat a news item, unless it was in a rerun of a show. There may have been better produced pirates but none more consistent.

His show's struck me as Paul Harvey coming from Bizzaro World. It's good to know those shows are still out there.

 


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